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Measuring Up

The Problem of Grade Inflation and What Trustees Can Do
February 1, 2009 by ACTA Download PDF Press Release

This guide suggests various strategies that boards of trustees can adopt to curb the problem of grade inflation at their schools. Addressing grade inflation is one way to ensure the academic quality of an institution and to guarantee that students really get something for the tuition they pay. ACTA thanks the D.W. Gore Family Foundation for making this guide possible.


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